Woman on Board — Female Perspective

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Abstract

The article presents a comparison of the results of exploration that have been made at the Faculty of Navigation (FON) at the Maritime University of Szczecin, Poland with results of Universities of European countries. This comparison was made by a student of Mari-time University. The aim of the study is to show the maritime industry and society a difference in education, gaining sea practice, willingness and concerns faced by female students of the Maritime Universities. This study is based on a questionnaire, which is available in two languages — Polish and English — as well as on paper and electronic form. Survey includes 25 questions about inspiration, motivation but also the concerns related with physical and mental powerlessness. The answers are presented in the form of graphs and comments. Text of the article contains valuable information not only for future employers of young women but also for young ladies who face the choice of university.

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